THE new curriculum for schools has been characterised by "confusion" over the underlying importance of subject knowledge, according to a new report.
THE number of Scottish pupils who were unemployed when they left school has fallen to its lowest level for a decade.
THE number of successful exam appeals by school pupils has plummeted after a radical shake-up of the system.
PLANS to cut youth unemployment by 40% over the next seven years have been unveiled by the Scottish Government.
Work using tablet computers to help teach children with learning disabilities including severe autism has been hailed by academics.
PUPILS are to be taught about the rise of cyber crime as part of a new drive to generate interest in computer science lessons.
THE Catholic Church has described the closure of a denominational primary school on the outskirts of Glasgow as a "hammer blow" to the local community.
MINISTERS have consented to controversial plans by a Scottish council to close a Catholic primary school.
TEACHER numbers have plummeted to a ten year low sparking fears for the future of Scottish education.
Private schools which failed tough new charity regulations are to be given annual checks to ensure they are playing by the rules.
FEWER young people in Scotland are worried about going to university because of money concerns than their counterparts elsewhere in Britain, according to a new research.
BUSINESSES should have a much greater influence over the education of secondary school pupils to ensure they are ready for work, according to a top official.
A GREATER sense of urgency to tackle the school attainment gap between rich and poor has been called for by the country's new Education Secretary.
Students seeking an exciting nightlife should head towards the bright lights of Scotland or the north of England, while those with an eye on a political career should consider universities in London and the south east, according to a survey.
A UNIVERSITY which pledged to withdraw investments from oil companies has been accused of "vacuous posturing" by its own academics, sparking a row with students.
THE former principal of Scotland's national school for deaf children has settled an employment tribunal case against the trust that runs the troubled institution.
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PARENTS campaigning for access to free childcare promised to them under a flagship Scottish Government initiative have taken their fight to the country's new First Minister.
A new free magazine dedicated to families and parenting is to be launched by the Herald & Times Group.
NEARLY one third of secondary pupils have accessed unsuitable material on websites using school computers, according to a new survey.
Scotland's largest college is paying six-figure annual salaries for two principals despite facing a £1.7 million black hole.
PLANS for a radical restructuring of college education across Glasgow have come under fire from lecturers' leaders.
A scheme to promote and encourage the use of Scots language within schools has been launched.
HIGHLAND Council insists the primary school week will not be cut for over a year at least, as it seeks savings of £64 million over the next five years.
TEACHERS' leaders have rejected calls for the teaching of creationism to be banned in science classes.
A PUPIL'S ability is normally measured by the level of success they attain, with fear of failure one of the factors that drive them to achieve.
THE number of computing science teachers in Scotland has dropped sharply, sparking fears for the future of the subject.
MOVES to ban the study of creationism in Scottish schools have been criticised as "dangerous" by headteachers.